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 6.5.0 / 04.09.2023

NETPROMine is compatible with 64-bit.

  • Stratigraphic modeling features have been added. 
  • Ribbon Menu groups re-designed.  Home(Measurement, Drawing, and Section Tools), Modeling (Classical Modeling Methods), Implicit (Implicit Modeling), Stratigraphic, Statistics, and Window groups were created with the new interface.
  • A borehole correlation feature has been added to correlate borehole data and interval definitions side by side on a 2D screen (canvas).
  • Interval Display feature has been added. With this feature, interval definitions such as vein, alteration, oxidation, and sulfur can be displayed. 
  • Geological stack definitions can be made. By combining two or more lithology definitions, stack definition and modeling can be done automatically. 
  • An interval merging feature has been added. With this feature, ore veins divided into main veins and sub-veins can be modeled. 
  • A template definition feature has been added. With this feature, the parameters defined in the stratigraphic modeling process can be saved on a template basis.
  • Model definitions interface has been developed to automatically model geological formations, especially those showing bedding structures, based on rules and parameters. 
  • Geological units (lithology/interval) can be modeled according to their age relationships by sorting them from young to old with the model definitions. 
  • It has been ensured that modeling can be done according to the relations between the units (conformable, unconformable, transgressive, and contagious). 
  • Modeling can be done according to the rules of continuity between units (pinch, zero point, continuous).
  • Faults added to the project are sorted according to stratigraphic modeling rules and the formation age of the fault so that they can be automatically added to stratigraphic models and surfaces.
  • In order to produce lithology/interval surfaces; Inverse Distance, Radial Basis Functions (RBF), and Finite Element Method (FEM) have been added to the program as alternative modeling methods.
  • The "Template Detail" feature has been added to enable the rules defined by stratigraphic modeling to be displayed relationally on a two-dimensional canvas.
  • It is possible to automatically generate surface and solid models according to lithology/interval definitions with the "Produce Model" feature. 
  • Stratigraphic models and surfaces produced as a result of stratigraphic modeling can be displayed and evaluated in different scenarios, from young to old age with the model display feature.
  • The "Variation Analysis (Swath Plot)" feature has been added to enable prediction verification through block model data. With this feature, graphical verification and reporting can be made between the actual values ​​and the estimated values.
  • In order to determine more accurate grid spacing in stratigraphic modeling processes, the "Coefficient of Variation" feature has been added, in which the average thickness and coefficient of variation of Lithology/Interval definitions are automatically calculated.
  • The "Interval Separation (parting)" feature has been added to calculate the waste volume, which is defined as ore in stratigraphic modeling processes and is included in the lithology/interval definitions. 
  • The "Borehole Neighborhood Report" feature has been added to see the neighborhood relationships between drillings to be used in stratigraphic modeling processes.
  • The "Lithology and Range Detail Report" feature has been added to obtain information about lithology and interval details.
  • The "Volume Report" feature has been added to calculate the volume and average thickness values ​​of solid models of geological units produced as a result of stratigraphic modeling.
  • Language translations and improvements for newly added developments have been made.
 6.0.0 / 21.02.2023

NETPROMine is compatible with 64-bit.

  • A transition to the Ribbon menu structure was made. Icons were renewed with UI - UX studies and new icon designs were made for the new features.
  • Reblock feature has been added. With the Reblock feature, block models with sub-blocks that have been interpolated can be resized while preserving the prediction values.
  • A resource classification feature has been added. Using the resource classification feature, inferred, probable, and measured reserve calculations can be made automatically from drilling data. With this feature, reporting can be done in JORC standards.
  • A selection feature has been added from the graphic screen to add a new borehole or change the location of existing drilling data.
  • Line smoothing and line simplification features have been added under editing operations. With this feature, cross-section, area, and multiple-line objects can be smoothed.
  • The edit elevation feature has been added under editing operations. With this feature, elevation adjustments can be made for the object selected from the graphic screen.
  • The block model acceptance percentage value is displayed in block model properties.
  • Units of hectare and acre have been added to area measurement operations.
  • In the process of implicit modeling and shell model creation, it has been enabled to enter numerical values in the model detail section.
  • The legend structure has been completely renewed and thanks to the new legend structure; the display of long legends, the ability to minimize the icon status and move it to a separate window, and a more ergonomic structure have been adopted.
  • A "delete group" feature has been added to delete underground gallery groups.
  • When new versions are released, users whose update warranty has expired are automatically provided with an update end warning screen. An area has been added where the user can review the innovations on this screen and send an e-mail for an updated offer if requested.
  • The data produced with NETPROMine has been transferred to Netigma web solutions in Web3D format. With Netigma version 7.0.1, this data can be viewed as an additional file on the web with 3D viewer.
  • Block reports can be obtained using alphanumeric values.
  • A borehole surface control feature has been added. With this feature, it is ensured that the boreholes with incorrect elevations on or below the surface are reported by entering a certain sensitivity and their elevations are automatically corrected.
  • It is ensured that the elevation values are also taken into account when performing line smoothing.
  • Drilling and block model importing interfaces have been changed. With this change, importing operations have become more practical.
  • With the raster overlay feature, data in *.ecw, *.jpg, *.geotiff, and geographic coordinates can be overlaid on the surface.
  • Theme feature has been added to General Settings. With this feature, different theme options can be used in the program interface.
  • The behavior of the labels of the drilling data when transferred to the print screen has been improved.
  • The welcome screen is made to open automatically when the project is closed.
 5.8.0 / 10.02.2022
  • A new feature has been added for simple resource estimation using Voronoi areas over borehole data.
  • In the surface joining process, it has been enabled to join by selecting more than two surfaces.
  • In the surface cut operation, it has been enabled to select more than one boundary.
  • The solid model produced with the implicit modeling process can be bounded between the top, bottom, and two surfaces.
  • In the implicit modeling process, a new feature has been added to the settings so that the model can be automatically bounded by the vein surface.
  • X,Y and Z values of point data added to 3D layers can be printed out as *.csv.
  • In the angle measurement process, the slope value has been calculated by selecting two points.
  • After filtering the drills, it has been ensured that the reports received through the project are taken according to the filtered drill.
  • New capabilities have been added to the drilling filtering process;
    • Drilling group selection
    • Selection of previously drawn areas with the select area feature
    • Ability to filter using vein definitions
  • In the new drilling process, drilling coordinates can be selected from the graphic screen. With this feature, the location of the drilling point can be selected on the surface using the point capture modes.
  • The solid model can be limited according to the top and bottom of the surface.
  • After the solid model cut operation, the side surfaces of the solid model can be closed.
  • Optimization-related improvements have been made.
  • Improvements have been made related to underground mining.
  • Improvements have been made in the implicit modeling process.
  • English and Russian language translations of the newly added improvements have been made.
 5.7.0 / 02.11.2021
  • 'Floating' license structure has been added.
  • NETPROMine data can be exported in Web3D format. With this development, Netigma 6.3.0 and above versions can be uploaded as an additional file and viewed on the web platform.
  • 'Plan View' feature has been added to the crop/slice settings. With this feature, when a section is taken in X,Y intermediate directions, the section is automatically converted to plan view.
  • English and Russian language translations related to the improvements have been completed.
  • The x,y,z values of the block model center point are displayed as parameters in the block model properties.
  • Improvements have been made regarding 3D PDF saving.
  • Optimization related improvements have been made.
  • Improvements have been made for reading *.dwg, *.dxf formats.
  • Improvements have been made related to implicit modeling.
  • Improvements have been made related to ellipsoid operation.
  • Improvements have been made related to performance.
 5.5.0 / 03.06.2021
  • Geological Modeling menu has been added to the product. With this menu, implicit modeling capability has been added to the product.
  • With implicit modeling, modeling can be done according to lithology and grade information.
  • A tool has been added to perform multi-surface operations, and automatic correction can be made according to the bottom-up order between the surfaces.
  • An option has been added to automatically generate solid models between surfaces after multiple surface operations.
  • An option has been added to generate solid models from point cloud data.
  • New capability has been added to perform geometric operations between solid models produced with Implicit Modeling.
  • New capability has been added to perform geometric operations between solid models produced with cross-sections.
  • With the Draw Plane feature, a tool has been added to create a reference plane with the desired parameters on the graphic screen.
  • Editing tools have been added to edit solid models produced with Implicit Modeling.
  • *By changing the u3D saving format, the tool has been improved to save 3D pdf directly without using any program.
  • A new feature has been added to calculate variograms from point data.
  • NETPROMine usage statistics reporting has been improved.
  • English and Russian language translations of the newly developed interfaces have been completed.
 5.0.0 / 12.03.2021
  • Variogram Map feature has been added.
  • Added switchback feature used in ramp turns in open pit design.
  • Line smoothing feature has been added to soften the pit lines by selecting them individually or collectively.
  • The boundaries to be used for the pit design can be draped to the ceiling or floor of the selected solid model.
  • New features have been added to the grouped block report screen and existing features and report content have been improved.
  • After filtering the block model, only the filtered blocks were created as a new model with the copy operation.
  • A feature has been added to create a solid model with the implicit model method from underground lidar data.
  • With the cross-boundary block model feature, it was enabled to generate a block model between two selected areas.
  • The "Apply" button has been added to the drilling filter window, and when changes are made to the filter parameters, changes can be observed with apply.
  • It has been enabled to transfer data from Surpac.mdb files in the drilling read operation.
  • Forward and backward functions have been made functional for all operations performed on the graphic screen.
  • It has been enabled to assign patterns in bulk in the geological section creation process.
  • New features have been added to the optimization solution;
    • Manual cutoff input,
    • Automatic calculation of mine capacity,
    • Block economic values were assigned to the blocks produced after optimization,
  • In the process of adding labels to the contour curves, the label frequency can be determined by the user.
  • Improvements have been made to cross-section operations.
  • Improvements have been made in gallery operations.
  • Improvements have been made in surface mining section.
  • A section has been added to save the last entered value in default step definitions.
  • Improvements have been made in block operations.
  • Transitions to block model point view have been made dynamic.
  • Improvements have been made in blasting design.
  • In measurement tools (angle, distance), a feature has been added to print the measured value as a label on the graphic screen.
  • In the default interaction setting, the "Fix Camera" feature has been added, which allows the camera to be fixed to the last selected point on the graphic screen.
  • A lithology thickness label has been added so that lithology thicknesses can be added to the boreholes.
  • With the object lock feature, the objects selected on the graphic screen are locked and not affected by features such as object query, point capture, etc.
  • It has been ensured that all information about the open pit design can be obtained as a summary report.
  • With the dynamic ellipsoid feature, ellipsoid parameters can be determined visually from the graphic screen in all estimation processes.
  • It has been ensured that the images produced after the image recall process can be exported in bulk.
  • In road design, it was ensured that road parameters (angle, slope) can be intervened collectively.
  • When the grid properties are changed, the changes are applied dynamically.
  • NETPROMine product separation infrastructure has been created.
    • NETPROMine → Solid Modeling
    • NETPROMine → Road
    • NETPROMine → Open Pit
    • NETPROMine → Optimization
    • NETPROMine → Underground
    • NETPROMine → Implicit Modeling
 4.5.0 / 17.02.2020
  • 3D pdf support added.
  • Added file and 3d Preview option to data importing operations.
  • Open Mine Format (OMF) support added.
  • Russian language support added.
  • Vector file reading support added. Point files in different formats (*xyz, *.csv, *dat, etc.) can be opened with height visualization.
  • Autocad files can be opened and exported.
  • A 2D screen usage option has been added to lock the 3D screen.
  • With the Add Window feature, a new 3D screen that can work independently from the 3D screen has been added.
  • "Show Section Line" feature has been added in the cropping process. In this way, section transitions were dynamically displayed in the new 3D window opened with the add window operation.
  • Cut/Slice operations have been improved.
  • Frequently used operations have been added to the window that opens when right-clicking on the 3D screen.
  • "Raw Sample Display" feature has been added.
  • "Bulk Log Report" for drilling has been enabled.
  • With the "Lithologic Pattern" feature, it was enabled to add patterns and thematics to the drilling data on the graphic screen.
  • "Create Geological Section" feature has been added.
  • Improvement was made in the "All Solid Model" process produced over the drillings.
  • Block Grade-Tonage Report (Batch) has been added.
  • It was enabled to add external attributes to the block model.
  • "Alpha Numeric" selection has been enabled in the process of adding attributes to blocks.
  • Block model "Point Display" feature has been added.
  • It was enabled to add attributes to filtered blocks.
  • In block model filtering operations, it has been enabled to filter the blocks that are inside or outside the selected boundary or solid model, below or above the selected surface data.
  • When estimation is performed after block filtering, it has been ensured that only the filtered blocks can be estimated.
  • A column where the average attribute is calculated for each thematic range has been added to the block report format.
  • Optimization version 2.0 is released.
    • Optimization production reports have been updated. Graphical representations were provided.
    • The simulation process of optimization results has been redesigned.
    • It was ensured that the surfaces of the optimization periods can be produced automatically.
    • "Base Width" feature has been added to the optimization advanced settings. In this way, it was ensured that the optimization results match the mining practice.
    • With the addition of the "Concentrate Grade" variable under the optimization prices heading, it was ensured that the economic value calculation can be made using this variable instead of 100% of the existing ore block.
    • Colorized point model creation feature has been added according to years, which allows the optimization results to be displayed quickly.
    • "Bench View" feature has been added to the optimization advanced settings. In this way, it was ensured that the results are displayed in the form of benches according to the in-pit height change.
  • The lithology selection has been made optional in the add composite operation.
  • In the "Add Fault to Surface" operation, the limit in the fault addition window has been removed and the desired number of faults can be added to the surface in bulk.
  • With the "Filter Gallery (Solid Model)" feature, the galleries in the ore can be filtered.
  • With the "Ore Volume in Gallery" feature, it has been enabled to report the ore and rust volume remaining in the gallery.
  • Filter capability has been added to the gallery list.
  • Gallery profile reference point can be selected as user-defined (Especially in circular sections, the center point, which could not be selected before, can be selected).